Dark energy survey

Fermi Lab's Dark Energy Camera

Brenna and Tom standing with the Dark Energy Camera in Chile

Brenna and Tom standing with the Dark Energy Camera in Chile

One of the things First Light host Brian O’Keefe has tried to include in the first 100 episodes of the show is science stories, and the researchers at Fermi Lab have been a great resource. Like the time he sat down with Brenna Flaugher to talk about her amazing camera

Brenna said, even the view looking down from the Dark Energy Camera observatory was pretty spectacular

Brenna said, even the view looking down from the Dark Energy Camera observatory was pretty spectacular

Fermi's Dark Energy Survey Encourages Citizen Scientists

Sometimes when First Light host Brian O'Keefe heads out to work on a story, he knows there’s a chance the subject matter is going to be over his head. When the story includes driving through the gates at Fermi Lab, there’s a very good chance it will be way over his head. Never the less, he was undeterred this week when he got a chance to speak with the Director of the Dark Energy Survey, and one of the researchers on the project.

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